Secondary Stages of Processing and Production

  • Secondary stages of processing and production involve combining or transforming primary processed ingredients into a final food product.
  • Techniques used at this stage include mixing, kneading, shaping, cooking, and cooling.
  • The final product must be both appealing and safe to consume.
  • Quality control measures are implemented to ensure consistency in taste, texture, and appearance.
  • Proper hygiene, storage, and packaging are also crucial at this stage to maintain the quality and shelf life of the final product.
  • Understanding these stages is key to developing essential skills and knowledge in the food industry.